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What is a Laser Patch Test?

October 05, 2020

Laser Patch Test

Standards (1), insurers, ARPANSA (2) and your patients/clients demand one. But what is a patch test and why is it important? Here we share our template for performing a laser or IPL test patch. Download an editable Word version here.

REFERENCE(S) 

1. AS/NZ 4173:2018 Safe use of lasers and light sources in health careStandards Australia 

2. ARPANSA (2019). Advice for providers: Lasers, IPL devices and LED phototherapy for cosmetic treatments and beauty therapyhttps://www.arpansa.gov.au/understanding-radiation/sources-radiation/more-radiation-sources/lasers-and-intense-pulsed-light-1






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